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  Seasonally adjusted government deficit down to 2.6% of GDP in the euro area
  In the fourth quarter of 2013, the seasonally adjusted general government deficit to GDP ratio stood at 2.6% in the euro area (EA18), down from 3.1% in the third quarter of 2013. In the EU28 the deficit to GDP ratio also decreased from 3.5% of GDP in the third quarter of 2013 to 3.1% of GDP in the fourth quarter of 2013.
 

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100

  Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 3.0% and 3.3% of GDP respectively
  In 2013, the government deficit of both the euro area (EA18) and the EU28 decreased in absolute terms compared with 2012, while the government debt rose in both zones. In the euro area the government deficit to GDP ratio decreased from 3.7% in 2012 to 3.0% in 2013, and in the EU28 from 3.9% to 3.3%. In the euro area the government debt to GDP ratio increased from 90.7% at the end of 2012 to 92.6% at the end of 2013, and in the EU28 from 85.2% to 87.1%.
 

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100

  Production in construction up by 0.1% in both euro area and EU28
  In February 2014 compared with January 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector grew by 0.1% in both the euro area (EA18) and the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In January, production in construction rose by 1.6% and 1.4% respectively.
 

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100

  Euro area annual inflation down to 0.5%
  Euro area annual inflation was 0.5% in March 2014, down from 0.7% in February. A year earlier the rate was 1.7%. Monthly inflation was 0.9% in March 2014.
 

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100

  EU28 current account surplus 39.4 bn euro
  The EU28 seasonally adjusted external current account recorded a surplus of 39.4 billion euro (1.2% of GDP) in the fourth quarter of 2013, up from a surplus of 34.4 bn (1.1% of GDP) in the third quarter of 2013 and from a surplus of 24.1 bn (0.7% of GDP) in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to a second estimate released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
 

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100

  Regional unemployment rates ranged from 2.6% in Oberbayern to 36.3% in Andalucía
  Regional unemployment rates varied widely across the 272 NUTS 2 regions of the EU28 in 2013, with the lowest rates recorded in the regions of Oberbayern in Germany (2.6%), Freiburg in Germany and Salzburg in Austria (both 2.9%), Tübingen in Germany and Tirol in Austria (both 3.0%), while the highest rates were registered in five Spanish regions: Andalucía (36.3%), Ceuta (35.6%), Melilla (34.4%), Canarias (34.1%) and Extremadura (33.7%).
 

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100

  Euro area international trade in goods surplus 13.6 bn euro
  The first estimate for the euro area (EA18) trade in goods balance with the rest of the world in February 2014 gave a 13.6 billion euro surplus, compared with +9.8 bn in February 2013. The January 2014 balance was +0.8 bn, compared with -4.8 bn in January 2013. In February 2014 compared with January 2014, seasonally adjusted exports rose by 1.2% and imports by 0.6%.
 

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100

  Industrial production up by 0.2% in euro area
  In February 2014 compared with January, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 0.2% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.4% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In January industrial production remained stable in the euro area and increased by 0.2% in the EU28.
 

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100

  Share of young adults having completed tertiary education up to 37%
  There has been a steady increase in the share of persons aged 30 to 34 in the EU28 who have completed tertiary education, from 24% in 2002, when the series started, to 37% in 2013. The Europe 2020 strategy’s target is to increase the proportion of persons having completed tertiary education to at least 40% of the EU28 population in this age group by 2020.
 

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0100

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